Five standout hotel interiors designed by Studio Tack

Five standout hotel interiors designed by Studio Tack

From a mid-century-inspired motel in California to a cosy guest lodge in the Catskills, Dezeen has selected five of the best hotels designed by Brooklyn-based Studio Tack – each featuring a mix of modern and vintage details.


Five standout hotel interiors designed by Studio Tack

Sound View

A restaurant that resembles the interior of a ferry is the focal point of this nautical-themed Long Island Sound hotel.

Beachy details are dotted throughout Sound View’s guest rooms, including sand-coloured cork flooring and light fixtures that mimic the appearance of Fresnel lenses in lighthouses.

Studio Tack also included a mix of vintage furnishings throughout the hotel to “soften the newness of the space.”

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Five standout hotel interiors designed by Studio Tack

The Sandman

Wood benches and palm leaf-patterned wallpaper appear inside this Northern California motel, which is influenced by the decor of mid-century roadside inns.

“A soft palette of ash wood and earth tones with bursts of peach, palm-green and navy provide a welcoming, laid-back California sense of calm,” explained the studio.

Quirky details include a garage-like door that folds upwards to provide guests seamless access between the outdoor pool patio and interior bar.

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Five standout hotel interiors designed by Studio Tack

Tilden Hotel

Stark white walls and large rounded archways are coupled with organic textures to reflect the Japanese philosophy of wabi-sabi, which influenced the overhaul of this San Francisco hotel.

“Deeply rooted in Japan, wabi-sabi design conveys a certain feeling, look or perspective,” the hotel said. “It focuses on the minimal, celebrates humble materials, and is a natural intersection of the essential, ageing and beautiful.”

The hotel, which was built in 1928, also takes design cues from its original art deco heritage, reflected in its high-gloss light fixtures and furniture pieces.

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Five standout hotel interiors designed by Studio Tack

Anvil Hotel

Studio Tack revived a set of buildings in Jackson, Wyoming, to create the Anvil Hotel, which boasts cosy cabin-like interiors with wood-panelled walls.

“In its new iteration, the property’s dark mountain-green exterior is complemented with interiors that have been transformed to embody the sensibility of Jackson’s rugged terrain and the aesthetic culture of the Teton region,” the studio explained.

A wood-burning stove features in the hotel’s lobby, which also has as a small shop and cafe. Dark green wainscoting covers surfaces in the restaurant, complemented by hardwood window frames, tables and a bar counter.

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Five standout hotel interiors designed by Studio Tack

Scribner’s Catskill Lodge

A wood-burning stove sits at the centre of the reception area inside this motor lodge-turned-hotel in New York’s Catskill Mountains.

Walls, fireplaces and ceilings in the guest bedrooms are painted entirely white, contrasting against the hotel’s dark-panelled common spaces.

“Invoking a carefree-bohemian vibe, the all-white rooms appear clean and modern, while incorporating offbeat details of the past with a nod to the area’s craftsmen,” said the design team.

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Refreshing Cocktails Made Out of Paper

Pour le projet Summer Cocktails, le studio de création Get It a fabriqué à la main une gamme de cocktails entièrement en papier, présentée dans une série éditoriale de 8 pages intitulée «Pause Apéro». Chaque image est une explosion de couleurs qui rappelle de manière élégante les longues journées d’été chaudes et les pauses rafraîchissantes qui vont avec. La série a remporté le European Newspaper Award dans la catégorie «Innovation Print» – bien méritée, si vous nous le demandez ! Voir plus de studio Get It ici et sur Instagram.








Lush courtyards surround 1 Hotel West Hollywood in Los Angeles

1 Hotel West by RCH Studios

The Hollywood Hills’ hiking trails informed the verdant gardens and earthen interiors of this hotel along Los Angeles‘ Sunset Strip.

Called 1 Hotel West Hollywood, the property spans two towers formerly occupied by the Jeremey Hotel.

1 Hotel West by RCH Studios

A series of courtyards collectively named The Canyon anchor the hotel, which marks the latest outpost of the 1 Hotel chain.

New York firm AvroKO designed the hotel interiors to revolve around the study of texture, specifically weathered surfaces and muted tones.

1 Hotel West by RCH Studios

In the lobby are brushed concrete columns, exposed concrete floors and black steel accents; a scene softened by all natural flax linen and cotton canvas fabrics on upholstered furnishings.

Many of the lobby’s custom pieces were manufactured locally, including seating by Los Angeles designer J Alexander, and the reception desk, which was made from naturally fallen timber.

1 Hotel West by RCH Studios

Reclaimed wood also forms the wall panels, ceiling beams, and flooring in the raised Juniper Tree lounge.

The design team translated the muted palette to the hotel’s 285 rooms and suites – including twin penthouses – with natural fiber rugs, organic cotton linens, and marble bathrooms. Floor to ceiling windows are treated with puddled linen sheers and drapery.

Raw and repurposed materials are present, but used with restraint to maintain a balance of pale and dark finishes.

Headboards and under-sink cabinets are also made from reclaimed wood. Bursts of green, earthen plaster, and clay accents reflect the dry-lush concept of the exterior landscaping.

1 Hotel West by RCH Studios

Los Angeles firm Rios Clementi Hale Studios devised the landscaping surrounding the hotel to be an symbolic extension of Hollywood Hills’ hiking trails.

“We wanted to give guests a taste of the Hollywood Hills, which are an extension of the Santa Monica Mountain range running from Malibu to Griffith Park,” principal architect Nate Cormier told Dezeen.

1 Hotel West by RCH Studios

The abundance of nature follows in the style of the 1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge outpost, which was designed as an extension of the nearby park.

In West Hollywood, a wide granite pathway meanders through the “canyon” in between the two buildings, lined with massive salvaged-timber planters from naturally fallen trees around the city – a collaborative project with Angel City Lumber.

1 Hotel West by RCH Studios

The guest drop-off area becomes the focal point, with a grand planter of eucalyptus trunks that support three ancient olive trees.

Within the courtyards are a collection of custom ceramic pots filled with endemic flora, mini grassland meadows, and raw logs in place of park benches.

1 Hotel West by RCH Studios

“Sage scrub and chaparral-inspired vegetation and rustic natural materials spill down out of the hills and through the courtyards, lobbies and porte cochère to provide an immersive environment that immediately carries you away through the diverse textures, sights, and smells,” Cormier added.

An outdoor cafe is framed by a stacked split rail fence which disappears into the trail plantings of native grasses, agaves, and California poppies. Above The Canyon is The Skyline Deck, an open-air venue for outdoor fitness classes and special events.

1 Hotel West by RCH Studios

“All outdoor plantings and seating areas were composed as vignettes visible from inside so that the common areas of the hotel always provide biophilic benefits of connecting with nature throughout a guest’s visit,” said Cormier.

A rooftop plunge pool and lounge deck with a rope pergola overlook the Los Angeles skyline.

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Folding timber shutters open Mountain Bar & Restaurant to the air in China

Mountain Bar and Restaurant by ZJJZ Atelier

Mountain Bar and Restaurant in Guizhou Province, China by ZJJZ Atelier has sliding glass doors and a screen of wooden louvres that can be folded back.

The restaurant occupies a sloping site next to a bamboo forest. The bar sits at at ground level and the restaurant is further up, dug into the hillside to maximise its views out to its surroundings.

Mountain Bar and Restaurant by ZJJZ Atelier

A glazed corridor links the concrete base of the bar with the lower restaurant space, doubling as a reception area. It leads visitors directly into the dining spaces or up a spiral staircase to the bar above.

Both the bar and restaurant have been built using a double skin of glass and wood, allowing the interior condition to be changed depending on the weather.

Mountain Bar and Restaurant by ZJJZ Atelier

“The facade of the restaurant is a combination of glass and vertical louvres, introducing soft natural light into the space while retaining a sense of being immersed in the mountain scene,” said the studio.

In cooler seasons, the space between these two layers can be closed to create an internal corridor.

Mountain Bar and Restaurant by ZJJZ Atelier
Photo by ZJJZ

In warmer periods the inner glass skin can be opened and the wooden louvres folded back, providing an uninhibited connection with the landscape.

“When opened, the spaces embrace the lofty mountains and the mist, endowing the dining environment with different atmospheres according to the climate and season,” explained the studio.

Mountain Bar and Restaurant by ZJJZ Atelier
Photo by ZJJZ

Facing out to the valley, a series of openable louvre doors lead from the bar out on to a bonfire space and terrace.

Mountain Bar and Restaurant’s simple interiors have been given paved stone floors, creating a further sense of continuity with the exterior spaces.

Mountain Bar and Restaurant by ZJJZ Atelier

Angled wooden ceiling panels conceal warm, diffuse lighting.

The restaurant and bar was constructed in just six months to attract tourism to the area and catalyse further development.

Mountain Bar and Restaurant by ZJJZ Atelier

“During our time here, we have seen local villagers and returnees from the city join the construction team and later become users and operators of the facilities they built,” said the studio.

The practice has previously built 10 holiday cabins scattered across the mountain landscape of Guizhou Province.

Photography is by Laurian Ghinitoiu unless otherwise stated.


Project credits:

Architects: ZJJZ
Lead architects: Yuying Kate Tsai, Sean Shen, Xuanru Chen
Client: Guizhou Dafa Tourism Development
Local structural and MEP engineer: Guiyang Architectural Design & Surveying Prospecting

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Spaces should be better designed for people with disabilities, says Ross Atkin

Streets need to be designed to consider people with disabilities, says Emerging Design Medal winner Ross Atkin. Dezeen spoke to him about four of his best tech-led works for people whose environments are “letting them down”.

London-based engineer Atkin was awarded the Emerging Design Medal last week at this year’s British Land Celebration of Design Awards for his tech-focused work that aims to help people with disabilities.

“Once I started doing research with disabled people, in streets but also at home and in schools, I realised that there were so many ways that their environments were letting them down,” Atkin told Dezeen.

“There are things that are difficult and inconvenient for them that wouldn’t be if the people who designed the environment, and the things in it, had better considered their needs.”

Work stems from inclusive design research

The Royal College of Art graduate was first introduced to inclusive design when he started working at the Helen Hamlyn Centre for Design at the college – a research institute dedicated to projects that improve people’s lives.

The ideas developed there heavily influenced much of Atkin’s subsequent work, which spans from roadsigns for the blind to artificially intelligent DIY robots.

Atkin often incorporates assistive technology into his work, finding an “incredible thrill” in designing products that help individuals do something they couldn’t do before.

“Now is an amazing time to be working as a designer, because technology is moving so fast that it becomes possible to create new things that solve problems that couldn’t be solved previously,” said the engineer.

Kids can benefit from playing with tech

His work also acts as learning aids for children. The Smartibot, for example, allows kids to make a robot from their own Lego, or even vegetables. Atkin sees allowing children to experiment with technology as a positive thing.

“It’s easy to say ‘technology is bad for kids, they should be being creative’ without appreciating the amazing things technology can allow kids to do creatively,” he said.

“If you had told seven-year-old me that I could build a robot out of a potato and program it to chase my dog, it would have blown my mind,” Atkin added.

“The most important thing, and what makes us designers, is to always focus on the person and the problem and work out how the technology can help, rather than the other way around.”

Here, Atkin talks through four projects that best represent his practice:


Sight Line

Atkin describes his Sight Line project as “an illustration of careful physical and digital design working together”.

The work comprises a series of changes to the design and use of roadworks – specifically the signing and guarding equipment set out for pedestrians – in order to make them easier to navigate for people with sight loss.

Atkin added simple tactile and high-contrast visual information to roadworks equipment – changes that are designed to be as small as possible in order to minimise the cost of implementation.

In addition to these physical changes, the project also includes an app that provides digital information about any temporary changes to the street environment via audio descriptions.

Sight Line has been deployed in five UK towns and cities by seven utilities and construction companies.


Smartibot

As the engineer’s “most complicated product”, Smartibot is an AI-enabled cardboard robot that users can build themselves, and control with their smartphone.

Primarily comprised of a robotics platform, the Smartibot electronics are reusable, allowing users to create their own robots out of almost anything they have to hand, from Lego constructions to vegetables.

Users can also attach their phone to Smartibot and use an AI mode on the Smartibot app to tell the robot to detect certain objects, using image recognition to recognise and chase people, vehicles or pets.

Atkin sees this as a useful way of helping children understand a bit more about how AI works.


Responsive Street Furniture

Atkin’s Responsive Street Furniture project uses digital technology to make public infrastructure, such as street lights, crossings and bollards, automatically respond to the specific needs of pedestrians with different impairments.

Developed in partnership with Jonathan Scott at commercial landscaping specialists Marshalls, the project “shows how transformative technology could be for people with disabilities”.

“It is a big intervention, basically an operating system for the city, which I think is why it has been difficult to deploy, but I know there are so many problems it could solve if it is ever installed widely,” Atkin told Dezeen.

Users who are blind, partially sighted, deaf or hard-of-hearing select the services they would benefit from via a website. Bluetooth sensors in their smartphones, tablets or a low-cost fob tell sensors in the street furniture to activate their selected functions when they pass by.


The Big Life Fix

The project Atkin is most proud of is his involvement in The Big Life Fix, a reality TV program that aired on BBC2 in August 2018.

The series brought together a group of leading designers to create new inventions that would improve the quality of life for people with specific needs.

“The program did a good job of accomplishing two things that I feel are important,” Atkin explained. “Firstly, it gave a more accurate and engaging portrayal of what designers and engineers actually do than any previous programs on the subject.”

“The other thing it achieved is to move the conversation around disability on TV away from senses of either pity or awe, and towards seeing disabled people as individuals who just want to do things, but need a bit more consideration from society to allow them to,” he continued.

“There is a very powerful idea called The Social Model of Disability, which holds that disabled people are disabled by their environments rather than any particular variation in their capabilities,” Atkin added. “I hope that the program illustrated how far that thinking can take you.”

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Paint the town red with our colourful Pinterest boards

Tranquil Dawn Dulux Colour of the Year 2020

In light of the cool-green shade Dulux has named its colour of the year 2020, we’re showing our true colours with this week’s Pinterest boards, featuring candy-coloured pastel interiors, colour-block walls and designs to tickle you millennial pink. Follow Dezeen on Pinterest ›

Main image shows how the grass could be greener with Dulux’s Colour of the Year 2020, Tranquil Dawn.

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Keiji Ashizawa Design and Norm Architects pare back Tokyo apartments

Kinuta Terrace apartments by Norm Architects and Keiji Ashizawa

Concrete walls, wooden floors and simplistic furnishings form “transparent” living spaces within this pair of formerly light-starved Tokyo apartments renovated by Norm Architects and Keiji Ashizawa Design 

Constructed in the 1980s, the 36-unit Kinuta Terrace apartment block in Tokyo is arranged around a verdant central courtyard that’s meant to give residents the experience of living in a family home with a garden.

Kinuta Terrace apartments by Norm Architects and Keiji Ashizawa

Keiji Ashizawa Design and Norm Architects have collaborated to transform two of the apartments which, despite their proximity to green space, felt dark and closed off.

Together, the studio’s wanted to create “an environment where all elements are as closely connected as possible”.

“Even though the architecture featured an open and dynamic structure, it was not reflected in the interior,” Keiji Ashizawa Design’s eponymous founder told Dezeen.

Kinuta Terrace apartments by Norm Architects and Keiji Ashizawa

“It was a clear goal to get as much natural light and air into the apartments as possible, which is why we have worked with layers and transparency, light and shadow. Not only in the architecture, but also in each of the furniture pieces,” said Frederik Werner, associate partner at Norm Architects.

“Nature feels integrated into the apartment from most rooms so that, when looking out into the courtyard, you can’t quite tell you’re in a city as immense as Tokyo.”

Kinuta Terrace apartments by Norm Architects and Keiji Ashizawa

The internal layout of both apartments have been reconfigured to form fewer, but larger living spaces through which natural light can flow more freely.

Walls throughout have been overlaid with concrete, while floors are clad with oak-wood boards. Timber has also been used to craft several fixtures in the homes like the kitchen cabinetry and tall, book-lined shelving units that appear in the apartments’ studies.

Kinuta Terrace apartments by Norm Architects and Keiji Ashizawa

Sheer, sand-coloured curtains that are suspended in front of the expansive windows keep views of the courtyard largely on show.

Earth-toned ceramic plant pots have been dotted around as decor.

Kinuta Terrace apartments by Norm Architects and Keiji Ashizawa

“We have strived to bring in materials that are natural, tactile and patinate beautifully with time,” explained Werner.

“It’s well known that people connect to their environments with all their senses, but in recent times it seems like we have forgotten these basic connections, something we wish to bring back with the materials chosen for the apartments.”

Kinuta Terrace apartments by Norm Architects and Keiji Ashizawa

Keiji Ashizawa and Norm Architects worked alongside Japanese furniture brand, Karimoku, to design an array of pieces for the homes – together they will be sold under the brand’s sister company, Karimoku Case Study.

Among them is a pale grey sofa with a cypress-wood frame, a coffee table topped with a thin pane of black-tinted glass and dining chairs crafted from timber off-cuts found in Karimouku’s factory.

Kinuta Terrace apartments by Norm Architects and Keiji Ashizawa

Copenhagen-based Norm Architects first teamed up Keiji Ashizawa Design with when the Tokyo-based studio hosted a creative workshop on its home turf.

“Our workshops in Tokyo and Kyoto for this project played the main role in having great discussions and mix up two different aesthetic senses,” said Ashizawa.

Kinuta Terrace apartments by Norm Architects and Keiji Ashizawa

“It seems like there has always been a close connection and fascination across and from both [Scandinavian and Japanese] cultures and especially when it comes to our architecture and design heritage,” continued Werner.

“Bringing these traditions up to date, within a more modern universe like the Kinuta Terrace has been a pleasure.”

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Amazing Colorful Turned Objects by Vanessa Mckeown

Vanessa Mckeown est une artiste qui a étudié le design graphique option communication à la Chelsea College of Art and Design de Londres.

Cette artiste a pratiqué le design graphique, l’illustration, l’édition vidéo et un peu l’animation, mais ça ne l’a jamais fait vibrer. Ce n’est bien qu’après, pendant ses week-ends, qu’elle s’est vue adorer réaliser des photographies de natures mortes chez elle. « Une fois que j’ai eu plusieurs photos, je les ai partagées sur Instagram, ça a décollé assez vite et je n’ai jamais arrêté… heureusement ! »

Vanessa détourne et photographie de simples objets avec son Hasselblad. Elle utilise parfois Photoshop pour éditer ses photographies même si elle l’aime le faire directement derrière son appareil photo. « J’ai toujours aimé créer des choses colorées. J’adore les objets fabriqués par l’Homme, les objets que je trouve visuellement fun. Je pourrais simplement photographier des objets banals, mais ce serait ennuyant et ça ne me correspondrait pas. Je m’amuse beaucoup plus à photographier une chaussure de Barbie sur une cigarette ou un sac rempli de haricots verts ! »










NBBJ designs Bark’s Ohio office for both humans and dogs

BARKBOX Office by NBBJ

Bunkbed-style seating nooks and an indoor play area are among the features at this Columbus office, which was designed by architecture firm NBBJ for a company that creates dog toys and treats.

BARKBOX Office by NBBJ

The Bark office is located in the Ohio city’s Franklinton neighbourhood, a deprived district that is now being revitalised.

Spread across two floors, the office is situated within a large, mixed-use development that was also designed by NBBJ, a Seattle-based firm with offices around the globe.

Founded in 2012, Bark is a New York-based company that produces toys and treats for canines. The Columbus office houses its Barkbox division, which mails out boxes of dog goodies to monthly subscribers.

BARKBOX Office by NBBJ

NBBJ set out to create a pleasant work environment that aligned with the company’s mission and branding. Because employees are allowed to bring their pups to work, the office needed to “withstand dirty paws and unplanned accidents”.

“The design team worked to define an office space fit for the 200 hardworking employees that make up the company’s Happy Team — their enthusiastic and friendly customer service group — and their energetic canines,” the studio said.

BARKBOX Office by NBBJ

Encompassing 2,044 square-metres, the office contains a variety of areas for working, socialising and playing. Durable, cost-conscious materials were used throughout the space to accommodate the pets’ unpredictable behaviour and a limited budget.

There are no assigned desks in the office. Instead, employees shift around to different areas, depending upon their work needs and personal preferences. Among the offerings are sit-to-stand desks and work stations with built-in areas for dogs.

BARKBOX Office by NBBJ

The office also features a number of unconventional workspaces, including “amenity bars” that resemble bunk beds. The plywood units have various-sized nooks for working and lounging, along with areas for stashing leashes and backpacks.

Cushions are upholstered with faux leather, while pillows are covered in Carnegie Fabrics’ Xorel, a bio-based upholstery that can be cleaned with bleach.

For a livelier atmosphere, employees can camp out in the “work-and-play lounge”, where their pups can run up and down a ramp, slip into a hiding spot, and frolic in an open area with toys.

For those seeking a quieter atmosphere, the office has a number of lounges fitted with house plants and comfy seating, including rocking chairs from JSI Furniture.

“Living-room environments offer the comforts of home and are tucked away from the large neighbourhoods of workstations,” the studio said.

BARKBOX Office by NBBJ

The office has two kitchens with food and beverage options for both employees and their pets. Stained-maple butcher-block-style countertops contrast with pale blue cabinetry finished with a plastic laminate by Octolam.

Conference rooms feature glazed walls with playful graphics that are modelled after Bark’s top-selling toys. The graphics were created by the company’s in-house designer.

BARKBOX Office by NBBJ

For the entrance area, the team designed a shelving unit with a chevron pattern that alludes to tick marks in the Bark logo. The fold-down display showcases products by the pet company.

Other elements in the office include LED lighting and exposed ceilings, which were painted white. In all circulation and open-work zones, the team used concrete flooring. For other areas, traditional carpet was strictly avoided.

BARKBOX Office by NBBJ

“Non-concrete flooring is either a woven vinyl product from Bolon or rubber flooring, both specified to withstand the demands placed by the dogs,” the studio said.

Additional amenities at the office include patios and a rooftop terrace. Just outside the office is an outdoor dog park, where pets can relieve themselves.

Other designs for dogs include a house in Vietnam with a special staircase for the owner’s pooch, and a dwelling in Vancouver that features built-in dog nook with a circular opening.

Photography is by Sean Airhart and Chuck Choi.

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Weathering steel PedX bridge connects Northeastern University campus with science block

PedX by Payette

Architecture firm Payette has created a pedestrian bridge at Northeastern University in Boston with tall metal walls and slender glazed openings that offer a glimpse of passing trains.

PedX by Payette

Designed by local firm Payette, the Northeastern University Pedestrian Crossing, called PedX, is located on the school’s campus in central Boston.

Stretching 320 feet (98 metres), the bridge links the core part of campus on the north with the new Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering Complex (ISEC) on the south. The 234,000-square-foot (21,739-square metre) building was also designed by Payette.

PedX by Payette

The curving bridge, which passes over five active rail lines, also serves as an important pedestrian link between the Fenway and Roxbury neighbourhoods.

“It is a much-needed safe and fully accessible route at a key juncture in Boston,” the firm said in a project description.

PedX by Payette

At the northern end, the bridge is entered via stairs or an elevator. On the other side, it flows into the sloped landscape surrounding the ISEC building.

The bridge is supported by steel girders, with the west beam carrying the primary load of the span. The deck is constructed from steel decking topped with concrete.

PedX by Payette

Walls consists of overlapping panels of weathering steel, a sturdy material that requires minimal maintenance – a key consideration given the bridge’s location.

“By using weathering steel instead of a painted finish, we eliminated the need for rail agency shut-downs for periodic re-painting,” said project architect Parke MacDowell.

“The rich texture of the material was a welcome secondary benefit,” he told Dezeen.

PedX by Payette

The parapets vary in height from 3.5 to 18 feet (one to 5.4 metres) and lean outward about 10 degrees. On the east side, the team angled the panels and added glass infill, allowing views of the urban terrain.

“Traveling across the rail corridor, the bridge arcs and grows taller, its parapets canting outward and rotating to expose slender glass vision panes with views to the Northeastern campus, rail corridor and Boston skyline,” said the studio.

PedX by Payette

Open 24 hours per day, the bridge is illuminated at night by LED cove lighting.

Given its location over busy railway tracks, the bridge was designed to minimise construction time with many elements fabricated in Texas and shipped to the site.

PedX by Payette

“Working over the railway tracks is expensive and challenging logistically, so you want to move swiftly and safely,” MacDowell said.

“Our approach was to fabricate as much as possible in the shop, assemble the remaining elements in the laydown yard adjacent to the site, and drop the primary spans in place overnight.”

PedX by Payette

Other recent bridge projects include a pedestrian and cycle path suspended beneath Pont Adolphe in Luxembourg, which was designed by Christian Bauer, and a bridge in Vietnam by TA Landscape Architecture that is held up by two giant hands made of fibreglass, mesh and steel supports.

Photography is by Warren Jagger.

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